[Public-list] forum to discuss mandatory wear of personalflotation devices

Tom Sutherland sutherlandt at prodigy.net
Wed Jun 2 15:10:00 PDT 2004

Who was it that said .... there are lies, there  are damn lies, and
there are statistics! ... maybe Mark Twain? ... any way, I always liked it.

ps ... I expect that some of these may have died from exposure or
hypothermia and they may have been wearing there pfd's

tom s

George Dinwiddie wrote:
> You know, it 5% of boaters don't wear PFDs, but 15% of the drowned
> boaters were wearing PFDs, then that suggests that wearing a PFD makes
> you *more* likely to drown. <g>


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